Do neurons contain thoughts? Great minds explain how the brain works. I do not entirely understand their explanations, but I believe them. There are things every scientist believes, and that is of value. But there is also a danger in believing, in science as in spiritual affairs.
Delusions and conspiracy theories: belief in conceived logic
Delusions are distorted models in your head about the world around you. Facts, arguments or perceptions will not correct this model. A person with delusions will fit the facts to the model. People with psychoses can entertain delusions, but so do people who believe in conspiracy theories.
The Ego is dead, long live the ego
The Ego does not exist, it is an illusion, a trick of the brain. This claim of neuroscientists may scare you. But is it true? Or does something like an ego exist? And if so, what is it?
Let the sunshine in
How would we manage, if we could not visualise three-dimensional objects from flat two-dimensional diagrams? An amazing feat our brain performs. What role does pre-determined programming play in this? That is related to how the sun shines on us.
You look with your eyes, but see with your brain.
Are you sure you see the reality out there? That is the question. The brain does not receive an image like a camera does. The brain is not a passive processor. What you see is constructed in the brain. How do you see with your brain?
The world within your head
Free runner Philip van Ees intuitively knows exactly how to jump to master all the obstacles in his way. How does he do this?